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A lesson to bullies

    IT was only proper for Ate­neo de Manila University (ADMU) to take action and dismiss its junior high school student who was caught on camera while punching and kicking another student in an incident that spread on social media. Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones said the episode was not only a […]

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Grief before Christmas

    IT is truly saddening that some people would rather shroud their fellow men in grief and bring sad­ness rather than spread love and happiness this holiday season. Albay Governor Al Fran­cis Bichara revealed that a whopping P30 million has been offered by some congressmen and the provincial government of Albay for anyone who […]

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The bells are home

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The bells are home

    IT was a moment of tri­umph for Filipinos when the three bells taken from the church in Balangiga, Eastern Samar by venge­ful US troops as combat trophies during the Filipino-American War finally found their way back home after 117 years. The bronze bells were taken by American soldiers after razing the town and […]

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In favor of medical marijuana

    IT may come as a surprise to a lot of people but some senators are open to legal­izing medical marijuana in the country. Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri stated that the substance was allegedly used in treat­ing and saving the children of some of his friends suf­fering from debilitating con­ditions such as epilepsy. Senator […]

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Vaccination fear continues

    THE public’s fear of vac­cination brought about by the controversial issue of Dengvaxia seems to be the reason behind this year’s rise in cases of measles in the country. Based on the records of the World Health Organiza­tion (WHO), measles cases have risen by 367 percent from January to Novem­ber of this year […]

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Fake news victim

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Fake news victim

    IT seems no one is off the hook and anyone can fall victim to fake news nowadays, even if you are a high-ranking official of the Philippine National Police (PNP). Director Guillermo Eleazar, National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief, vehe­mently denied recently the authenticity of a photo that went viral on social […]

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